AAL’s Astronomy Supercomputer Time Allocation Committee (ASTAC) allocates available time on the following supercomputer resources for dedicated national astronomy access:
Note: AAL will consider ASTAC allocating time on any other supercomputer resources that have dedicated national astronomy access, where appropriate.
There are usually two calls for proposals per year, announced around May and November, and closing in June and December. Please refer to ASTAC’s allocation principles.
Members of ASTAC are appointed by the AAL Board via an application process (organised by AAL) and are installed for a fixed term, with the possibility of renewal.
AAL aims for institutional, geographical, career stage and gender diversity across its advisory committees.
ASTAC is formed by Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) and the ASTAC process is managed by Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS).